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Oregon alums Matthew Centrowitz, Andrew Wheating punch tickets to London

A roar shook Hayward as Leonel Manzano, Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating crossed the finish line.

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Former University President Richard Lariviere on campus for presidential portrait

Former University President Richard Lariviere stopped on campus Thursday afternoon to have his official presidential portrait taken. Unlike previous presidents, Lariviere’s portrait will not be a painting — instead, Lariviere requested a photo with University students in the background.

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Opinion

Editorial: Timing of president announcement further proof that OUS isn’t interested in the student voice

A trend is becoming clear here: Decisions that greatly affect us are made during times when we are least capable of expressing our collective voice.

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Who is Michael Gottfredson, anyway?

Book author, executive vice chancellor and provost as well as a “glass-half-full kind of guy” are just a few samplings of his life.

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Photos: Oregon hammers Austin Peay, 8-1 advances to the Super Regional

The Ducks found their swing on Sunday, consistently moving players around the diamond to eight runs, defeating the Austin Peay Governors 8-1. With the win, the Ducks advance to the Super Regional, the final step before the College World Series in Omaha.

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Bringing campus together for University Day

Annual special project includes a bronze relief of the University Duck.

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Condolences, remembrances pour in for Pagenstecher’s sorority

University community, Fraternity and Sorority Life members using social media to mourn the loss of Chi Omega member.

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Eugene Marathon attracts more than 8,000 runners, community support

University students, faculty and alumni showed up in large numbers to volunteer at the Eugene Marathon on Sunday.

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UO Earth day uses Pedal Power to play music

The University of Oregon has taken Earth Day to a new level by using electricity generated from bike riders power the dg booth in the amphitheater.

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University's Brain Development Lab seeks to reverse low socioeconomic mental signs

According to researchers, many low socioeconomic children endure large amounts of stress, which could lead to attention problems that affect many areas of a child’s growth, such as linguistics and emotional development.

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Ping Pong Diplomacy Tournament

    On Saturday, the University of Oregon’s Competition Not Conflict Club hosted a Ping Pong Diplomacy Tournament.  The tournament was a part of the larger “Nixon in China” series of event that continues through March 18th with the conclusion of the Nixon in China Opera.

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Inside University of Oregon Admissions

How has admissions changed at the University of Oregon in that last few years? What has caused these shifting trends? We ask experts, current students, and prospective students to share how the University is changing.

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Women of Color Summit unites people under theme of moving forward

200 registered participants and over 30 volunteers spent the day together partaking in a variety of workshops and seminars aimed at embodying the mission of the summit, “United: acknowledging the past, being present, and creating change.”

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1 shot, 1 in custody after burglary in southeast Eugene

Eugene police responded to a 911 call reporting a burglary Thursday afternoon near the 3300 block of Stoney Ridge Road. The call was received at 3 p.m., and the Eugene police and Violent Crimes Unit responded to the scene. While at the home, shots were fired and one of the …

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University jumps to 10th place in number of Peace Corps volunteers

The UO ranks 10th in the number of undergraduates serving abroad according to the Peace Corps.

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Students On: ASUO Vice President’s marriage to former OSPIRG board chair

    Students express their opinions’ on the recent announcement that ASUO Vice President Katie Taylor is married to the former OSPIRG board chair, Charles Denson.

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New Year’s resolutions bring record numbers to Student Recreation Center

The student recreation center has seen its highest participation numbers in school history since the start of winter quarter. Last Monday, the SRC saw 5,185 students use the facility, followed by more than 6,000 students on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Bryan Haunert, the associate director of physical education and recreation, …

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Congressman DeFazio speaks to class about government, higher education costs

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio was on campus Thursday morning to give a talk to a political science class.

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Archives

Students studying abroad at all-time high

The University had 1,081 students study abroad in 2011 — the highest number the Office of International Affairs has seen in the school’s history. Students studied in dozens of countries, with Spain, Italy and Mexico as the top three destinations.

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OUS appoints Robert Berdahl as Interim University President

In a special meeting today, the State Board of Higher Education unanimously appointed Robert Berdahl as interim University president.

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DPS and University instructor help save student

University instructor Mark Blaine and DPS Officer Andrew Johnson helped save a students life, according to a recent press release from the Department of Public Safety.

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Q & A: President Richard Lariviere hopes for University split from OUS

In an exclusive interview with the Emerald, Lariviere opened up about the University’s relationship with the Oregon University System, the lack of funding at the University and his future.

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Larivere: University of Oregon 'probably better than the state deserves' (Video)

In an interview with the Emerald, University President Richard Lariviere speaks his mind. Be sure to check back on Monday for the full 20-minute interview.

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Rep. Peter DeFazio 'deeply disappointed' in OUS Board's decision to remove President Lariviere

In a statement released on Wednesday, Oregon Democratic Rep. Peter DeFazio said he is disappointed in the Oregon University System’s unanimous decision to remove University President Richard Lariviere from office. DeFazio not only comments on the president’s removal, but he also argues that the OUS chancellor’s office should be abolished.

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Letters to the EditorOpinion

Letter: Lariviere firing a moment for catalytic student change

I am a senior at the University and I am writing to express my dismay and outrage over the Oregon University System’s unjust decision to fire University President Richard Lariviere, and to express my concern for the future of the University.

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OUS votes to terminate Lariviere effective Dec. 28

In an emergency meeting held on Nov 28, the OUS voted unanimously to remove President Richard Lariviere from office by Dec 28.

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Larivere's statement to the Oregon State Board of Higher Education

Here is a complete transcript of Lariviere’s statement to the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, presented on Nov 28.

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University President Richard Lariviere's contract set to expire in July

In an email to students, staff and faculty Tuesday night, University President Richard Lariviere said that the State Board of Higher Education would not be renewing his employment contract, which is set to expire July 1, 2012.

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Photos and audio: University holds public forum on changes to OMAS, students express their frustrations

On Thursday, a public forum regarding the future of the Office of Multicultural Academic Success (OMAS) was held in the EMU Fir Room. OMAS’ pending change to the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE) caused frustration among many students who use its resources.

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Students disagree with changes made to OMAS

Though the current organization model may still change, many Office of Multicultural Academic Success students are concerned that their voices have not been heard from the beginning. Approximately two dozen students protested the changes during the homecoming parade on Friday, wearing white shirts and carrying signs in support of OMAS.

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